Mueller asked witnesses about Cohen involvement in Trump campaign

Special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE’s team reportedly asked witnesses about Michael Cohen’s involvement in the Trump presidential campaign and why he didn’t get a job in the White House, continuing even after the FBI raided Cohen's office and home in April.

The questions went on for weeks after the raids on President TrumpDonald John TrumpOmar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country' Pelosi: Trump hurrying to fill SCOTUS seat so he can repeal ObamaCare Trump mocks Biden appearance, mask use ahead of first debate MORE's former personal attorney were completed and into May at the very least, CNBC reports. Questions included if Cohen ever conducted personal business as an employee in the Trump Organization.

The FBI raided Cohen in early April, seizing emails, tax documents and records that had to do with his $130,000 payment to adult-film star Stormy Daniels, who claims to have had an affair with Trump more than a decade ago.

Last week, Cohen pleaded guilty to bank and tax fraud charges, as well as campaign finance charges related to the nondisclosure payment, which was made just weeks before the 2016 election.

Cohen said he did so at the behest of “a candidate for federal office,” not mentioning Trump by name.

Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis, has said that Trump did direct Cohen to break campaign finance law, but has also stated that Cohen’s word may be all that connects Trump to said violation. Davis is an opinion contributor for The Hill.